ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT NYAMAT SEKHON, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law | Patiala, India | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 3

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" Outreach and community building are the foundations of the work I do for women and children. The Millennium Fellowship offers me an opportunity to ehance these mechanisms and further align the social impact sorted to the SDGs in a structured and informed manner. The programme provides me a platform to network across the world and synergize the ideas into a collective cohesive holistic plan aimed at improving lives. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Redefining Education Amidst Diversity

Redefining Education Amidst Diversity is a multi-pronged programme targeted at improving the quality of life in rural India wherein the benefits of schemes are slow to reach and farfetched. The project has the following parts: (1) Giving Wings to Potential: Providing gender equal education and sensitization of people specially women for the restrictive constructs of like menses etc. The aim is to create awareness about medical, physical and emotional health and hygiene of these girls. (2) Legal Awareness: A lot of people do not know about the laws which affect them in their daily lives. The Programme project aims at making people aware of their rights and duties in a lucid way. (3) Stimulating Education in Environmental-Farming Discourses (S.E.E.D.): The project aims to act as a medium for evaluating and sharing best farming practices/information across the country to inspire a spirit of scientific and climate-conscious temperament within farmers.

About the Millennium Fellow

Nyamat Sekhon is a bright, diligent and smart young professional currently pursuing her final year of law at the Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, India. She has been passionate about bringing about a positive change in the society since her school days. The subject of human rights and social justice has always intrigued her consicious and pushed her to try and bridge the gap between the polar ends of the spectrum. She has been actively involved in the organisation of various awareness drives in rural schools for women rights and other rooted in the realities of the society. She has the potential to work towards a cause with undivided attention and unwavering determination. Her sole guiding path is working for the betterment of those who remain forgotten.